#Africa

  • Article: These Women Are Inspiring the Scientists, Doctors, and Engineers of the Future
    Girls & Women

    These Women Are Inspiring the Scientists, Doctors, and Engineers of the Future

    April 17, 2017 |Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women hope to inspire girls in vital sectors like science, health, engineering, and technology. Read more

  • Article: US Must Step Up to Help Save 20 Million Facing Famine
    OpinionFood & Hunger

    US Must Step Up to Help Save 20 Million Facing Famine

    By Judith Rowland| April 5, 2017

    This crisis is unmatched throughout history. Read more

  • Article: For the World's 1 Billion People Without Electricity, Climbing Out Of Poverty Can Be Impossible
    Environment

    For the World's 1 Billion People Without Electricity, Climbing Out Of Poverty Can Be Impossible

    April 3, 2017 |Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Access to clean electricity is the first step toward ending poverty and global warming. Read more

  • Article: New Heat-Proof Vaccine Could Literally Save 1,300 Lives a Day
    Health

    New Heat-Proof Vaccine Could Literally Save 1,300 Lives a Day

    By Meghan Werft| March 24, 2017

    This is a game-changer. Read more

  • Article: A Group of Africans Was Denied Entry to the US for a Summit on Africa's Economy
    Citizenship

    A Group of Africans Was Denied Entry to the US for a Summit on Africa's Economy

    By Joe McCarthy| March 20, 2017

    The image of the US as an open society is fading. Read more

  • Article: Starvation, Rape, & Abuse: African Migrants Say Detention Centers Are 'Living Hell Holes'
    Citizenship

    Starvation, Rape, & Abuse: African Migrants Say Detention Centers Are 'Living Hell Holes'

    By James O'Hare| March 1, 2017

    “They treat us like chickens. They beat us, they do not give us good water and good food.” Read more

  • Article: China Will End Ivory Trade This Year in a Big Win for Elephants
    Environment

    China Will End Ivory Trade This Year in a Big Win for Elephants

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 3, 2017

    The population of African elephants has dwindled to a few hundred thousand. Read more

  • Article: FGM Banned in 300 West African Villages in Powerful Win for Women & Girls
    Girls & Women

    FGM Banned in 300 West African Villages in Powerful Win for Women & Girls

    By Colleen Curry| Dec. 21, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The practice is deeply tied to cultural beliefs. Read more